Cr Sam Ngai grew up in Roseville and attended Roseville Public School. His wife Kathryn also grew up in Roseville, and they have a baby daughter Phoebe.
Cr Ngai has a degree in Software Engineering (with honours) from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) as well as a Masters of Professional Accounting from UNSW. He is a qualified accountant (CPA) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He currently works in the risk, policy, and governance team of an ASX Top 30 company.
Cr Ngai is a Christian who has actively been involved with local churches for over 16 years. He currently serves as a committee member at St Barnabas Anglican Church in Roseville East and is active in both youth and adults’ ministry. Prior to this he served as a deacon at a church in East Lindfield and was involved in launching a church service for university students in Gordon. He has also led several Scripture Union mission teams in country NSW.
Cr Ngai has a passion for enabling young people to achieve independence. Through the Gawura School Reading Program he assisted indigenous students in learning how to read and through the Beacon Foundation he assisted disadvantaged high school students in learning how to get a job. Cr Ngai is also keen to promote greater awareness and support for issues such as domestic violence, mental health, loneliness, and our impact on the environment.
Cr Ngai’s portfolio includes:
- Ku-ring-gai Council Audit and Risk Committee (Member)
- Ku-ring-gai Council Flood Risk Committee (Deputy Chair)
- Sydney North Planning Panel (Member)
- Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (Delegate)
- KYDS Youth Development Service (Secretary, Chair of Risk Sub-Committee)
Contact Councillor Ngai
Mobile: 0436 655 543
Fax: 9424 0202